Global Organisations

10 April 2017


GLOBAL ORGANISATIONS RELATED TO CHANNEL 4 PROGRAMMES


The following global organisations have featured in programmes; all other support can be found through the main menu



HUMANITARIAN ORGANISATIONS

Human Rights Watch
http://www.hrw.org/
An independent organisation dedicated to defending and protecting human rights.

Amnesty International
http://www.amnesty.org.uk/
Amnesty International campaign against violations of human rights

Save The Children
http://www.savethechildren.org.uk/
Save The Children work across 120 countries to help save children’s lives as well as fight for the rights of children.

UNICEF UK
http://www.unicef.org.uk/
UNICEF work with partner organisations in over 190 countries and territories working specifically for children and their rights.

EBOLA CRISIS

King's Sierra Leone Partnership
http://kslp.org.uk/
Partnerships that build long-term health systems

Goal

https://www.goalglobal.org/countries/sierra-leone
Treatment centres that offer Ebola care, training and support

NHS Information
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/ebola-virus/pages/ebola-virus.aspx
NHS Information on the Ebola Virus

WHO – World Health Organization
http://www.who.int/csr/disease/ebola/situation-reports/en/
Information about reported cases of Ebola virus disease.

DEC – Disasters Emergency Committee
http://www.dec.org.uk/?gclid=CIvt__nlz8ICFeKWtAodfjEAEQ
Working to help stop the spread of Ebola and provide support to those affected by the crisis.

MSF- Medicins Sans Frontieres
http://www.msf.org.uk/ebola
MSF have built the largest Ebola treatment centre in Liberia and will shortly commence clinical trials at their sites in West Africa.

Save The Children
http://www.savethechildren.org.uk/about-us/emergencies/ebola-crisis
Save The Children work in West Africa through treatment centres and by supporting children affected by the epidemic.

Red Cross
http://blogs.redcross.org.uk/emergencies/2014/12/ebola-nothing-can-prepare-look-patients-eyes/
Red Cross blog from a nurse working in their Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone

CHARITIES WORKING IN KENYA

Tumaini Centre
http://tumainicenter.org/
The Tumaini Children’s Drop-in Center seeks to improve the lives of street children and youths in Eldoret, Kenya by empowering them with knowledge, skills, opportunities and resources.

Restart Africa
http://www.restartafrica.org/
Rescues homeless children from the streets of Kenya, providing the with a home, education, care and counseling.

Save The Children
http://kenya.savethechildren.net/
Organise projects in Kenya.

Aids Orphan
http://www.aidsorphan.net/?gclid=CPr52pS1ucICFWPmwgod2kIAJw
Helps children orphaned by HIV/Aids in Kenya and other parts of Africa.

SOS Children’s Villages
http://www.street-children.org.uk/african-street-children/kenya
Organise Sponsorship of children in Kenya to improve their life.

International Justice Mission UK

http://www.ijmuk.org/
A human rights organisation helping victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression.


MEDICAL
ORGANISATIONS

Zika Virus
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/zika/en/
World Health Organisation information on Zika virus, including international spread and latest situation reports.


Medecins Sans Frontieres - MSF
http://www.msf.org.uk/
MSF deliver emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.

MSF Access
http://www.msfaccess.org
MSF Access aim to improve access to medicines, diagnostics and vaccines.Further information is online about their work with ARV drugs treatments including drugs for TB.

British Red Cross
http://www.redcross.org.uk Support the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and their work. The Red Cross is a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that globally helps people in crisis.

The Global Fund
http://www.theglobalfund.org
The Global Fund is an international financing institution that has supported 1,000 projects in 150 countries. This includes working on large-scale prevention, treatment and care programs for HIV/Aids, Malaria and Tuberculosis.

AVERT
http://www.avert.org/
Avert are an international charity based in the UK, they assist with prevention of HIV and AIDS worldwide through education, treatment and care.

AIDS Alliance
http://www.aidsalliance.org
This is a global partnership of 33 nationally-based organisations with offices in the UK, US and Belgium. They support community action on AIDS in developing countries.

OTHER ORGANISATIONS FEATURED

VSO
http://www.vso.org.uk/
VSO have volunteers who work overseas on short or long term placements alongside local organisations.

Operation Bobbi Bear
http://www.bobbibear.org.za/

Operation Bobbi Bear provides help and support sexually abused children in Durban, South Africa.

Acid Survivors Foundation – Pakistan
http://acidsurvivorspakistan.org/
Acid Survivors Foundation works towards the elimination of acid violence and the protection and promotion of survivors’ human rights, including access to medical, legal, social and economic services.